Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is all at sea over its extension

According to the Royal Schiphol Group’s CEO, Dick Benschop, the Netherlands’ Ministry of Transport plans to investigate the feasibility of the expansion of Amsterdam Schiphol…..

Cebu Pacific impacted by A320neo delivery delays, resulting in slower growth for 2019

Cebu Pacific has been forced to dial back capacity growth plans for 2019 due to expected delivery delays with Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family…..

Southwest drops plans to fly from Everett, but Alaska Airlines will fill the void after slot deal

Southwest Airlines is abandoning its plan to be among the carriers to offer scheduled flights from Snohomish County Airport when it reopens for commercial flights…..

Sabre ups its NDC game by agreeing to acquire Farelogix

Sabre announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Farelogix, an innovator in the travel industry with advanced offer management and NDC order…..

Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. South African Airways…..

With each wave of airline restructuring hit by inevitable resistance from traditional labour forces, can aviation unions be a force for good?

All major European carriers have overhauled their cost structures in the last decade or so in the face of liberalisation, the rise of LCCs and…..

GOL and Azul paint a more optimistic outlook for Brazil with ‘business friendly’ president in office

Two of Brazil’s largest airlines are optimistic about the future now that the uncertainty surrounding the recent presidential elections are over. Summary: Brazilian carrier Azul…..

SilkAir halts capacity expansion ahead of lie-flat introduction in 2020

Singapore Airlines (SIA) full service regional subsidiary SilkAir is slowing down expansion ahead of the installation of lie-flat business class seats and merging with SIA……

Munich Airport’s third runway to be delayed; what does it say about infrastructure ‘needs’ across Europe?

Germany’s Bavaria Coalition Government submitted a coalition agreement in which it states plans for the construction of a third runway at Munich Airport will not…..